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Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

UK retailers sold 2,075,634 games last week, generating over 50m in revenue. Sales have been steadily rising throughout December as Christmas approaches, and last week sales were driven by significant price reductions on games such as Medal of Honor, Halo, Hitman, Need for Speed and more. Unit sales rose 11 …

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Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise

The UK developer behind this year’s Need for Speed: Most Wanted has revealed that EA has handed it complete control of the IP. The franchise has been farmed around various EA studios in recent years, including EA Black Box (Carbon, Pro Street, Undercover, The Run), EA Canada (Most Wanted) and …

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EA sells Need for Speed film rights to Dreamworks

Dreamworks has acquired the rights to a Need for Speed film from publisher EA. And it seems as if all the pieces are already in place. Brothers George and John Gatins have developed an original story and screenplay which is based on the entirety of the IP rather than a …

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EA: New Need for Speed gets October 30th date

UK developer Criterion has unveiled the next iteration in the Need for Speed series. The firm, which gave a shout out to the Queen during EA’s E3 press conference, is remaining the fan-favourite ‘Most Wanted’ video game. It launches on October 30th. In the game players will be able to …

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EA confirms new Need for Speed and Dead Space titles for fiscal 2013

New entries to the Dead Space and Need for Speed franchises are set to arrive sometime in the current fiscal year, EA confirmed during a financial call earlier today. The games are to launch sometime prior to March 31st, 2013 (the end of fiscal 2013). More specifically, the Need for …

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What’s Out Today? w/e November 18th, 2011

Ancient swords, muscle cars, magic LEGO, Olympian hedgehogs, Racoon-suited plumbers and 5ft purple dildo bats – there’s something for everyone. As we reported yesterday, it’s a blockbuster week for new releases with fresh hits from Nintendo, THQ, EA, Warner Bros, Ubisoft, Sega and Capcom. THQ caters to the core gamers …

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Free cars for PS3 version of NFS: The Run

EA has announced that the PS3 versions of Need for Speed: The Run will include seven free cars not found in the Xbox 360 SKU. Only two of the seven have thus far been announced – the speedy 4.8L Lexus LFA and the Porsche Carrera GT. The only place you’ll …

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VIDEO: Michael Bay’s Need for Speed trailer

Have a game full of fast cars but need a man looking at a woman’s bum in your commercial? Yep, Michael Bay is definitely your man. EA has enlisted the help of the Bad Boys, Pearl harbour and Transformers director to piece together a short for its upcoming racer Need …

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Michael Bay directs Need for Speed ad

EA has enlisted Bad Boys and Transformers director Michael Bay to direct a new ad for upcoming street racer Need for Speed: The Run. However, if you fancy watching it you’ll need to head over to the game’s Facebook page and ‘like’ or ‘share’ the clip. When enough punters have …

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